“When a lot of the media coverage was happening at the start of this year, a lot of us felt like it was wrongly labeling everybody from Logan to be like that, when we all know that’s not true.”
Two protesters currently in Istanbul were willing to give a first hand perspective of the largest protests Turkey has seen in a decade.
The Citizen is a user-generated publication that accepts news and feature stories. CitizenJ newsroom coordinator Ursula Skjonnemand speaks to the editor-in-chief.
A research project funded through the CitizenJ Experiments Fund seeks to find out what makes CitizenJ tick.
A panel of senior journalists discuss the balance of ratings versus responsibility for the Walkley Media Talks, hosted by CitizenJ at the State Library of Queensland.
Last Tuesday night was CitizenJ’s first Intro to Interviewing workshop, held in the CitizenJ newsroom. After a spirited discussion about different interviewing styles we like and dislike, the workshop participants picked up the Zoom recorders and interviewed each other. CitizenJ contributor Minh McCloy interviewed fellow contributor, Jameela Al-Nakkas. Jameela is from Kuwait and is studying veterinary science at UQ. She runs a blog called Ine*vet*able Fate about her studying experiences. You can sign up to the next Intro to Interviewing workshop here. Here’s a guide on how to use the Zoom recorders. CitizenJ have some Zoom recorders available for you to borrow – just fill out our equipment booking form. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0… Read More →
Harmony Day panellists spoke about their personal experiences with cultural clashes in the Australian media.
“We are constantly bombarded by press releases from the Labor Government at the moment. We are also deluged with emails from a stream of active and dynamic PR firms in Brisbane.”
Speakers from ethnic interest groups, representatives from mainstream and alternative media and interested parties joined in a spirited discussion about the lack of news coverage given to smaller groups within Australia and what those groups can do to resolve this issue.
“Our concerns, celebrations and creations are just as Australian as our white and English speaking counterparts.”